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BLOCKCHAIN IN THE RACE FOR THE COVID-19 VACCINE

HOW BLOCKCHAIN CAN ENSURE SAFETY AND EFFICIENCY OF THE COVID-19 VACCINE AND ITS DISTRIBUTION

Author: Tommaso Maiandi


The last few months have been extremely intense for Pharmaceutical Companies, especially Pfizer and Moderna, since both companies have recently announced possible vaccines against COVID-19, proving them to be 95% effective. These two companies have gone through an extensive period of research and development, which will be followed by the most challenging phase: the large-scale distribution of their vaccines all over the globe. Blockchain Technology might be a crucial player in this process by ensuring product safety and efficiency in its distribution to the public, so how can it be applied?